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The title is pretty much self explanatory! 
 

While doing some research, I had come across this gem, and then had to ask the question posted above. Any examples anyone has would be greatly appreciated to quench my thirst for knowledge. Thanks All

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What an awesome bar.  He must've been a really old man by then!  At least 62 (unless he entered illegally at a younger age) at the onset of WW1!  What is that second medal?

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45 minutes ago, Paul R said:

What an awesome bar.  He must've been a really old man by then!  At least 62 (unless he entered illegally at a younger age) at the onset of WW1!  What is that second medal?

It’s the 1902 Oldenburg Kreigervereins-Verdienstkreuz. It was awarded to commemorate the battle of Vionville-Mars-La-Tour. It was an Oldenburg State veterans award rather than the numerous unofficial verdienstkreuz’s.

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Sorry, I did not read the title correctly.
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